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Because many of those symptoms are common side effects in a healthy pregnancy, clinicians and patients can miss the red flags if they don't know what to look for, said Audrey Lyndon , an associate professor at UCSF's School of Nursing who also worked…
UC San Francisco’s four professional schools topped the nation in federal research funding in 2013, with the University as a whole ranking first among public recipients and second overall in funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH),…
Ethical issues associated with nurses’ interactions with industry have implications for the safety, quality, and cost of healthcare. To date, little work has explored nurse–industry interactions and their associated ethical issues empirically....…
...As part of her collaboration with Wolf and Barbara Koenig, a medical anthropologist at the University of California, San Francisco, Petersen recently surveyed 3000 people with pancreatic cancer and their families and 3000 controls, seeking input…
It is common to make light of people’s fear of needles, but from a public health perspective, needle phobia is no laughing matter. Present in at least 10 percent to 15 percent of the general population, needle phobia can undermine immunization…
The UCSF Master of Science Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership (MS-HAIL) Program launched on Monday, January 6, 2014. 
 Following is a quick snapshot of the MS-HAIL first cohort. 
 Gender: 
 Males = 7 
 Females = 14 
 
 Current…
At Oakland's Havenscourt Health Center, partners in Elev8 from UC San Francisco School of Nursing and the Alameda County Center for Healthy Schools and Communities celebrate recognition from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing ( AACN ).…
Dr. Lyndon's article explores clinician perspectives on whether they experience difficulty resolving patient-related concerns or observe problems with the performance or behavior of colleagues involved in intrapartum care. 
 Audrey Lyndon , RN, PhD,…
Dean Vlahov was recently invited to join a collaborative discussion at the Institute of Medicine (IOM, iom.edu ), regarding the landmark report The Future of Nursing and a look ahead into this dynamic and ever changing field. 
 Watch the coverage and…
Sara Ackerman , PhD, from the Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences was the recent recipient of the Diana E. Forsythe Award from the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA, www.amia.org ). 
 Her paper , which explored whether diagnostic…